J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Group of Trees 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 10 Recto:
A Group of Trees 1805
D05504
Turner Bequest XC 10
Pencil on off-white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 150 x 258 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘10’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XC 10’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This quick sketch, worked largely by hatching, must be of the same trees in the grounds of Kew Palace shown on folio 9 and verso of the sketchbook (D05502, D05503).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Group of Trees 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2007, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-group-of-trees-r1129815, accessed 12 July 2014.